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[audio]Lou Harrison: Music for Bill and Me; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar and National steel guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Music for Bill and Me (1966-67; 1978) bears the mark "Oaxaca-Aptos, 66, 67." The work is for William Colvig, the composer's late partner and fellow instrument-builder. Colvig built many of the percussion instruments that have been used in Lou Harrison's music of the years.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 909
[audio]Lou Harrison: Scenes from Nek Chand; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on National steel guitar at Other Minds Music Festival 8 in March 2002 in San Francisco, California. Lou Harrison: Scenes from Nek Chand (2001-02) world premiere of the last work completed by the composer before his death on 2 February 2003. Dedicated to David Tanenbaum, Carol Law and Charles Amirkhanian. Commissioned by Other Minds with funds from Betty Freeman...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 2,067
[audio]Lou Harrison: Sonata for Harpsichord, for Linda Burman-Hall performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8 from 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. Lou Harrison: Sonata for Harpsichord, for Linda Burman-Hall (1999-2000). Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord Allegro moderato Adagio, arioso Estampie Lou Harrison's output of solo keyboard spans his entire career, with some works he now prefers on harpsichord originally designated 'for keyboard,' 'for cembalo,' 'for piano or harpsichord,' 'for piano,' or even 'for ...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 639
[audio]Lou Harrison: Sonata in Ishartum; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar and National steel guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. The Sonata in Ishartum (1974) is transcribed for a work for single harp and is dedicated to Randall Wong. This transcription lowers the pitch by a fifth. The Ishartum mode is the "white key" mode on E, and is the essential flamenco mode...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 731
[audio]Im Memoriam Lou Harrison, A Lou Harrison Tribute at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Lou Harrison
Im Memoriam Lou Harrison (1917 - 2003) - a tribute performance at Other Minds Festival 9 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, 2003. This performance was dedicated to the late composer Lou Harrison who passed away shortly before the festival. King David's Lament (1941; choral version 1985; arr. by Christi Denton 2003) San Francisco Premiere Harold Gray Meers, tenor Mark Morash, & Jake Heggie, piano four hands San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Kathleen McGuire, conductor Members of the Other ...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 665
[audio]Lou Harrison: Incidental Music to Corneille's Cinna performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8, 2002 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California. Lou Harrison: Incidental Music to Corneille's Cinna (1955-56) Medium fast Slow Medium slow Grand Linda Burman-Hall, tack piano Support for Linda Burman-Hall's appearance provided by New Albion Records.
Keywords: Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Other Minds Festival; Lou Harrison
Downloads: 1,398
[audio]Lou Harrison: A Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar and National steel guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. As Harrison explained: "A Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen was written in 1977 for a publishing project of C.F. Peters, "The Waltz Project," which takes the form of an homage to a remarkable woman and friend who used to help me as music librarian when we were both young at Mills College and who later became the thoughful, gen...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 913
[audio]Lou Harrison: Serenade for Frank Wigglesworth; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Serenade is dated 12 February 1952 and was originally entitled in Esperanto "Serenado por Guitaro." It was written as part of a letter to a composer friend who was studying guitar at the time. Lou Harrison says, "This Serenade' for guitar was written for Frank Wigglesworth as part of a private letter to him...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Music; Lou Harrison; David Tanenbaum; Other Minds Festival
Downloads: 728
[audio]Lou Harrison: A New Gamelan - Lou Harrison
Music of Indonesia had haunted Lou Harrison from an early age to the point where he went to Asia to study. Upon his return, he decided to design and make Asian instruments using Western materials. With the help of Bill Colvig, they made two gamelans actually one that plays in two modes out of steel and aluminum tubes as well as slabs of aluminum. The gamelan is tuned to two separate modes of intonation (scale of overtones): U mode pentatonic scale and Gamelan 711 which includes prime numbers 7 a...
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[audio]Lou Harrison: Trio for Violin, Cello, & Piano performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8 from 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. Lou Harrison: Trio for Violin, Cello, & Piano (1990) performed at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. The Harmida Piano Trio (Dawn Harms, violin; Emil Miland, cello; and Laura Dahl, piano) Molto moderato Slow Dance: Rhapsody: Song Allegro As Lou Harrison explained: My only piano trio was commissioned in 19...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 907
[audio]Reflections on Carlos Chavez After His Death by Lou Harrison & Aaron Copland - Lou Harrison & Aaron Copland
Statement by Lou Harrison, 5min. Statement by Aaron Copland, 1 min. Recorded by Charles Amirkhanian during the 1978 Cabrillo Music Festival, held annually in August in Santa Cruz, CA. Chavez, the distinguished Mexican composer, born in 1899 just had passed away in Mexico City on August 2nd.
Keywords: Classical
Downloads: 684
[audio]Lou Harrison Interview with Charles Amirkhanian, 1975 - Lou Harrison and Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian interviews Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig to promote a series of Benefit Concerts scheduled during the summer of 1975 at the Center of World Music (2640 College Ave.). The features and uniqueness of the Center are discussed, and examples of music studied and performed there are presented via recorded music of Javanese gamelan, Chinese pipa, a selection from Harry Partchs The Letter, and a recording of Harrisons Canticle No...
Downloads: 309
[audio]Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig Interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian, 1989 - Lou Harrison, Bill Colvig, Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of America's most distinguished composers, Lou Harrison, whose use of gamelan instruments and interest in other musics of the world helped bring an appreciation of Pacific and Asian music to the U.S. William Colvig has collaborated with Harrison for many years, building original and gamelan-inspired instruments. The program begins with Eric Marin's film documenting Harrison & Colvig, and continues with excerpts from Harrison's Piano Concerto (featuring Keith Ja...
Keywords: Interview and Music; Unconventional Instruments; New Music
Downloads: 547
[audio]Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig Interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian, 1989 - Lou Harrison, Bill Colvig, Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of America's most distinguished composers, Lou Harrison, whose use of gamelan instruments and interest in other musics of the world helped bring an appreciation of Pacific and Asian music to the U.S. William Colvig has collaborated with Harrison for many years, building original and gamelan-inspired instruments. The program begins with Eric Marin's film documenting Harrison & Colvig, and continues with excerpts from Harrison's Piano Concerto (featuring Keith Ja...
Downloads: 343
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